New executive officers of chamber appointed

At the Annual Meeting of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint new executive officers and several new board members with terms to begin July 1.

The chamber announced its new executive committee will consist of chairman of the board Susan Sadecki of Main Street Community Foundation, vice chairman Jay Sattler of Blum Shapiro, secretary John Lodovico of Tunxis Community College, and treasurer Ed Klonoski of Charter Oak State College.

New chairman Susan Sadecki stated, in a press release from the chamber,  “I am looking forward to working with the chamber board, officers and dedicated staff to continue meeting the needs of our membership and collaborating with all businesses to advance economic development in the Central Connecticut Region.”

Incoming directors to the board are Michael Dorval of ESPN, Mat Dumont of Roland Dumont Agency, Kristen Lessard of TD Bank, Christine Malay of DoubleTree by Hilton, Michael Prentiss of Starkwether & Shepley, Ellen Solek of Bristol Public Schools, and Bill Waseleski of Century Spring Mfg. Co.

The directors who were re-elected to the Board are Kim Bondeson-Ciccarello of Liberty Bank, Carol Constant of Gary D. Constant, Atty. at Law, Carrie Dubray of Capital Bankcard, Marie O’Brien of O’Brien Funeral Home, Charles Talmadge of Development Planning Solutions, and Anthony Tedeschi of ConnectiCare.

Cindy Scoville, president and CEO of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, stated in the press release, “With 11 affiliates under the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce umbrella, strong leadership is essential to our ongoing success. The Board of Directors is instrumental in helping the chamber to carry out its mission and we continue to have an excellent team in place to ensure we are able to meet our goals and objectives.”

The press release said, “The chamber is grateful for the service and dedication of all of the outgoing directors including Immediate Past Chairman Anthony Mattioli of Thomaston Savings Bank, John Cistulli, Dennis DeCesare of Nerac, Inc., Lynn Dell of DoubleTree by Hilton, David England of Tunxis Community College, and Dr. Susan Moreau of Bristol Public Schools. All of these individuals gave freely of their time in order to promote the Chamber and its mission to support business in central Connecticut and their contributions have helped the Chamber to be a success.:

For more information on the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, visit or call (860)584-4718.

Susan Sadecki

Susan Sadecki